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  District Dispatch: 2017 Patterson Copyright Award Winner: Jonathan Band Jonathan Band, recipient of the 2017 Patterson Award We are pleased to announce that Jonathan Band is the 2017 recipient of the L. Ray Patterson Copyright Award. The award recognizes contributions of an individual or group that pursues and supports the Constitutional purpose of the U.S. copyright law, fair use … Source: Code4libPublished on 2017-09-22By Carrie Russell District Dispatch: Libraries Ready to Code adds capacity [[Guest post by Linda Braun, … Read More

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  Islandora: It’s the 7.x-1.10 Code Freeze! Hello, collaborators,   As of yesterday night / this morning, we have officially frozen code for the 7.x-1.10 release. This means: Any bug fixes or documentation tickets now need two pull requests, one on the 7.x branch and one on 7.x-1.10.  Any improvement or new feature pull requests can go on the 7.x branch, and … Source: Code4libPublished on 2017-09-20By rlefaive LITA: Jobs in Information Technology: September 20, 2017 New vacancy listings are posted weekly on Wednesday at approximately 12 noon Central Time. They … Read More

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  OCLC Dev Network: WorldShare APIs and SSL3 On September 10, OCLC disabled access to WorldCat.org via the SSL3 protocol. This change did not impact access to WorldCat.org via web browsers, but it has affected some community applications that call WorldShare APIs via SSL3. … Source: Code4libPublished on 2017-09-18By Hank Sway Islandora: Islandora Camp HRM Coming in 2018 Islandora Camp is coming to Atlantic Canada! July 18 – 20, 2018, we will be gathering in historic Halifax, Nova Scotia, on … Read More

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  Jonathan Rochkind: Consider TTY::Command for all your external process/shell out needs in ruby When writing a ruby app, I regularly have the need to execute and wait for an external non-ruby “command line” process. Sometimes I think of this as a “shell out”, but in truth depending on how you do it a shell (like bash or sh) may not be involved at … Source: Code4libPublished on 2017-09-15By jrochkind Richard Wallis: Schema.org: Describing Global Corporations Local Cafés And Everything … Read More

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  District Dispatch: House approves full IMLS, LSTA and IAL funding for FY 2018 Today, the full House of Representatives voted as part of a large spending package (H.R. 3354) not to make any cuts in federal funding for the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), including all funding for its programs under the Library Services and Technology Act, and for the Department … Source: Code4libPublished on 2017-09-14By Kevin Maher District Dispatch: ALA appoints Jon Peha and Sari Feldman … Read More

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